17 Press Releases

Tag: Jean Dubuffet

  • Auction Industry, Press Release

    Top 20th Century Artists Featured In The Estate Of Melvin S. Rosenthal

    Motherwell, Hofmann, and Ruscha lead the dedicated sale on November 16 at Bonhams New York Hans Hofmann (1880-1966), Let There Be Light (And the Sun Beautiful as She Was and Pregnant – Scattered Her Colours All over the Earth), 1955-1961. Estimate: $3,000,000 – 5,000,000. New York - It is with great pleasure that…

    Hans Hofmann (1880-1966), Let There Be Light (And the Sun Beautiful as She Was and Pregnant – Scattered Her Colours All over the Earth), 1955-1961. Estimate: $3,000,000 – 5,000,000.
  • Auction Industry

    The Creuzevault Collection, a Family Affair

    Germaine Richier, Jean Dubuffet and Bernard Buffet are the names to remember from the collection that the French gallerist Henri Creuzevault left to his children. It proves that it is not always quantity but rarity that counts. Jean Dubuffet (1901-1985), Masque de théâtre IV, 6 mars 1969 (Theater Mask IV, March 6, 1969),…

  • Auction Preview

    Explore a Byzantine Art-Inspired Still Life by John Craxton at Hindman

    John Craxton was a British painter known for his works based on Byzantine art. His taste for good food, music, wine, and great company was often visible in his artworks. The upcoming Hindman auction highlights a still life by John Craxton. Still Life with Three Sailors depicts three men sitting around a…

    Still Life with Three Sailors by John Craxton.
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    Andy Warhol, Yoshitomo Nara, Keith Haring, Roy Lichtenstein Feature in Phillips’ Upcoming Auction

    Andy Warhol was more than an artist. He was the king of Pop Art and culture. In a way, he invented popular art and turned a can of soup into an icon. Selected screenprints from Warhol lead Phillips’ upcoming Editions & Works on Paper auction. Warhol had a refined sense…

    Kehinde Wiley Louis XVI, the Sun King
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    Grigory Gluckmann Painting, Versace Mansion Chairs at Akiba Antiques

    In advance of Valentine’s Day this February, Akiba Antiques will offer an assortment of fine art, collectibles, porcelain, and furniture for the discerning collector. An oil painting by Russian-born artist Grigory Gluckmann is a key lot. Gluckmann completed his art training shortly before the Russian Revolution began in 1917. After…

    Grigory Gluckmann (1898 - 1973) Oil on Canvas Painting
  • Auction Preview

    Auguste Rodin’s ‘Trois ombres’ Featured in Upcoming Phillips Event

    The father of modern sculpture, Auguste Rodin, once said, “To any artist, worthy of the name, all in nature is beautiful, because his eyes, fearlessly accepting all exterior truth, read there, as in an open book, all the inner truth.” Rodin’s sculptures mirrored reality and expressed human nature in its raw form. This…

    Trois ombres, Taille de la Porte dite aussi Moyen Modèle—variante by Auguste Rodin
  • Auction Preview

    Seminal Roy Lichtenstein Screenprints and Frank Stella Lithographs Come to Auction with Christie’s

    American painter Roy Lichtenstein (1923 - 1997) was a founding practitioner of the Pop Art movement. He defined the concepts of the genre with images and techniques lifted from popular culture. Roy Lichtenstein’s Brushstroke (1965), a color screenprint on paper, is a key highlight of this timed Christie’s auction. In…

    ROY LICHTENSTEIN (1923-1997)
  • Artists, Auction Industry

    Artist to Know: Alfonso Ossorio

    Christie’s Brings Work by 20th-Century Collector, Patron, and Outsider Artist For most of his adult life, Alfonso Ossorio was not taken seriously as an artist. The world knew him as a wealthy, eccentric collector and a friend to Jackson Pollock, Lee Krasner, and Jean Dubuffet. Critics declared that Ossorio’s painting…

    Artist to Know Alfonso Ossorio1
  • Auction Industry

    Category Spotlight: Outsider Art at Auction

    Historically, the art world has not been kind to those who deviate from social norms. Innovation is generally greeted with suspicion, even if it is later accepted and celebrated. The outsider art category evolved to better acknowledge and halt this pattern.  Christie’s will bring a collection of outsider art to…

  • Auction Industry

    A Jackson Pollock Landscape Once Thought To Be Lost Headlines Freeman's Sale

    On October 5th, 2020, Freeman’s will hold its single-owner auction of the Collection of Dr. Henry & Mrs. Fannie Levine, prominent Philadelphia collectors. It is also a rare opportunity for discerning buyers seeking blue-chip material offered for the first time in decades. Jackson Pollock (American, 1912-1956), , Pennsylvania Landscape. Estimate: $60,000 -…

    A Jackson Pollock Landscape Once Thought To Be Lost Headlines Freemans Sale
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    New York City Estate Auction

    Jorge Zalszupin was a Polish Jew who moved to Romania to seek refuge during World War II. After studying in Romania, he left on tour to study Brazilian architecture. The post-war development in Brazil provided Zalszupin an opportunity to create his modern and sensual furniture designs. The upcoming Showplace Antique…

    French Gilt Bronze Figural Mantel Clock, 19th C.
  • Art Fairs

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online

    Andy Warhol, Details of Renaissance Paintings, Sandro Botticelli, Birth of Venus, 1482, 1984. Screenprint, 32 × 44 in, 81.3 × 111.8 cm. Edition of 70 + proofs. NEW YORK, NY.- The IFPDA Fine Art Print FairOnline 2020, the digital initiative launched on May 13th by the IFPDA (International Fine Print Dealers…

    Works by Dürer, Hockney, and Warhol lead sales at IFPDA Fine Art Print Fair Online
  • Auction Industry


    Chicago — Hindman will continue to host remote auctions in the month of May with a week-long line up of Fine Art and Design auctions, beginning May 19.  Hindman’s Post War and Contemporary Art, Prints and Photographs, American and European Art, Modern Design and Early 20th Century Design auctions will collectively offer almost 600 lots of…

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    Post War and Contemporary Art

    While many paintings represent the outer world, Abstract works tend to represent emotions or give a form to inner states and moods. Cy Twombly particularly embraced abstraction after touring the Mediterannean. Many of his works figuratively expressed his internal emotions and ideas. One of Twombly’s untitled paintings from 1965 will…

    Jean Dubuffet (French, 1901-1985) Paysage, 1974
  • Auction Preview

    Eclectic Collection of Estates Worldwide

    Ernest Trova was a sculptor and Pop artist who rose to fame during the 1960s for his series of sculptures, prints, and paintings titled Falling Man. A self-taught artist, Trova worked as a window dresser in his early years. Inspired by the works of artists such as Jean Dubuffet and…

    (2 Pc) Licio Zanetti Murano Glass Birds
  • Auction Preview

    Important Modern, Post-War, and Contemporary Art

    August Sander's Citizens of the Twentieth Century photography series captured individuals from different social classes and all walks of life. Sander gave particular focus to the social status of his subjects, making his images a significant record of German life between 1911 and 1933. The conceptual basis of his project…

    Hiroshi Sugimoto Seascapes Photograph Mirtoan Se
  • Auction Industry

    Auction Blotter: Julie Curtiss Shocks, Ed Ruscha Sizzles, and KAWS Keeps On Keeping On in the New York Day Sales

    Installation view of Phillips "New Now" Auction exhibition. Courtesy of Phillips. The late-September day sales in New York might not get the high-wattage attention of the splashy evening sales, but this is where auction stars of the future are made. Here’s a rundown of the notable results at Phillips, Christie’s,…